2010 in alternative rock

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This article is about 2010 in alternative rock music. For a timeline of events in alt-rock history, see Timeline of alternative rock.
List of years in alternative rock

The following is a list of notable events and releases in alternative rock that occurred in 2010.

Events[edit]

January[edit]

Bands reformed[edit]

Albums released[edit]

All releases are LPs unless otherwise stated.

Date Album Ref.
January
11 Hold Me Down by You Me At Six [8]
Acolyte by Delphic [9]
12 Of the Blue Colour of the Sky by OK Go [10]
Die Stadt Muzikanten by Woodpigeon [11]
Contra by Vampire Weekend [12]
18 The Betrayed by Lostprophets [13]
19 Transference by Spoon [14]
Behave Yourself (EP) by Cold War Kids [15]
My Dinosaur Life by Motion City Soundtrack [16]
End Times by Eels [17]
Astro Coast by Surfer Blood [18]
26 Be In Love by Locksley [19]
Teen Dream by Beach House [20]
Besides, Nothing (B-Sides and Rarities, 2003-2009) by PlayRadioPlay! [21]
Ancient Electrons by Analog Rebellion [21]
February
1 Romance Is Boring by Los Campesinos! [22]
2 The Courage of Others by Midlake [23]
19 The Magician's Private Library by Holly Miranda [24]
23 This Addiction by Alkaline Trio
March
1 Be Human (Deluxe Edition) by Fightstar
Tourist History by Two Door Cinema Club [25]
2 American Ghetto by Portugal. The Man [26]
3 Plastic Beach by Gorillaz [27]
5 Beat the Devil's Tattoo by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club [28]
9 Broken Bells by Broken Bells [29]
The Winter of Mixed Drinks by Frightened Rabbit [30]
16 Survival Story by Flobots [31]
Habits by Neon Trees [32]
In the Dark by The Whigs [33]
23 Live at the Burton Cummings Theatre by The Weakerthans [34]
April
6 Here Lies Love by David Byrne & Fatboy Slim [35]
13 Congratulations by MGMT [36]
Leave Your Sleep by Natalie Merchant [37]
Year of the Black Rainbow by Coheed and Cambria [38]
19 My Best Friend Is You by Kate Nash [39]
20 Travellers in Space and Time by The Apples in Stereo [40]
23 Nobody's Daughter by Hole [41]
26 The Chaos (album) by The Futureheads [42]
May
4 Forgiveness Rock Record by Broken Social Scene [43]
Heaven Is Whenever by The Hold Steady [44]
Omni by Minus the Bear [45]
Together by The New Pornographers [46]
10 Total Life Forever by Foals [47]
Night Train (EP) by Keane [48]
High Violet by The National [49]
11 Sea of Cowards by The Dead Weather [50]
Treats by Sleigh Bells [51]
17 This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem [52]
18 Infinite Arms by Band of Horses [53]
Brothers by The Black Keys [54]
New Inheritors by Wintersleep [55]
June
8 Champ by Tokyo Police Club [56]
14 Barbara by We Are Scientists [57]
29 Night Work by Scissor Sisters [58]
Expo 86 by Wolf Parade [59]
July
5 Serotonin by Mystery Jets [60]
Sky at Night by I Am Kloot [61]
6 The Wild Trapeze by Brandon Boyd [62]
12 All Our Kings Are Dead by Young Guns [63]
27 Fortress by Miniature Tigers [64]
August
2 The Suburbs by Arcade Fire [65]
17 Fight the Frequency by American Hi-Fi [66]
23 Surfing the Void by Klaxons [67]
24 Seeing Eye Dog by Helmet [68]
Tomorrow Morning by Eels [69]
31 Live in Praha by Radiohead [70]
September
7 Interpol by Interpol [71]
14 Hurley by Weezer [72]
Majesty Shredding by Superchunk [73]
Flamingo by Brandon Flowers [74]
False Priest by Of Montreal [75]
Road Eyes by Amusement Parks on Fire [76]
27 Postcards from a Young Man by Manic Street Preachers [77]
Absolute Dissent by Killing Joke [78]
28 The Dissent of Man by Bad Religion [79]
Halcyon Digest by Deerhunter [80]
Zodiac by Electric Six [81]
Invented by Jimmy Eat World [82]
Everything in Between by No Age [83]
October
5 Wonder Age by Air Dubai [84]
Easy Wonderful by Guster [85]
11 Belle and Sebastian Write About Love by Belle and Sebastian [86]
19 Bad Books by Bad Books [87]
Come Around Sundown by Kings of Leon [88]
The Falcon Lake Incident by Jim Bryson and The Weakerthans [89]
26 Young the Giant by Young the Giant [90]
November
2 Cardiology by Good Charlotte [91]
16 Not Music by Stereolab [92]
22 Broken Dreams Club (EP) by Girls [93]
December
25 The Fall by Gorillaz [94]
Landmarks of Lunacy EP by Klaxons [95]

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