2010 in European music

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The following is a list of notable events and releases that occurred in 2010 in mainland European music.

Events[edit]

January – March[edit]

April – June[edit]

July – September[edit]

  • Toto temporarily reform for a short tour through Europe in honor of their former bassist Mike Porcaro, who suffers from ALS.[3]
  • July 24 - The last Loveparade took place in Duisburg implying the deaths of 21 people.

October – December[edit]

  • December 4 – Norwegian group A-ha break up with a concert in Oslo at the end of a world tour.

Groups reformed[edit]

Groups disbanded[edit]

Albums set to be released[edit]

January[edit]

January 20

Unspecific date

February[edit]

8

February 9

February 19

February 23

February 24

March[edit]

8

15

April[edit]

7

April 9

21

July[edit]

2

July 13

20

September[edit]

20

22

September 27

28

Unspecified date[edit]

Top hits on record[edit]

Classical[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • March 10 – Peter Van Wood, 82, Dutch guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor and astrologer.
  • March 16 – Ksenija Pajcin, 32, Serbian singer.
  • June 10 – Rock-Olga (Birgit Magnusson), 70, Swedish rock singer.
  • August 20 – Charles Haddon, 22, Lead singer of British synthpop/electropop group 'Ou est le swimming pool'.
  • December 30 – Bobby Farrell, 61, Frontman of Boney M.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charlotte Higgins (March 30, 2010). "Arts Diary". The Guardian. UK. Archived from the original on April 5, 2010. Retrieved April 4, 2010. 
  2. ^ Othmar Gimpel (ed.), Karlheinz Stockhausen, KLANG, 8. und. 9. Mai [Unpaginated programme booklet] (Cologne: MusikTriennale Köln, 2010); Olaf Weiden, "Kölner Musiktriennale: Wie klingt eigentlich Klang? Archived July 19, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." Kölnische Rundschau (May 9, 2010).
  3. ^ http://www.toto99.com/blog/news.php[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.wizo.de/
  5. ^ http://www.soberweb.com/
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on August 28, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-15. 
  8. ^ http://studio.sonsofthesystem.com/hello-world/
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 25, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  10. ^ "HIM: New Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed". Blabbermouth.net. November 22, 2009. Archived from the original on November 26, 2009. Retrieved November 22, 2009. 
  11. ^ http://trianglemusic.blogspot.com/2009/10/shout-out-louds-to-release-work-in.html
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 7, 2009. Retrieved 2010-08-05. 
  13. ^ http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=53004
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 18, 2009. Retrieved 2010-08-05. 
  15. ^ http://www.blindsideonline.com/
  16. ^ http://consequenceofsound.net/2009/10/07/kraftwerk-plans-new-album-for-2010/
  17. ^ http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/upcoming_releases/scorpions_release_new_album_early_2010.html
  18. ^ [2]
  19. ^ http://www.wizo.de/
  20. ^ http://www.lena-katina.com/
Preceded by
2009
European Music
2010
Succeeded by
2011