The Vaccines are an English indie rock band who formed in West London in 2010. The band's debut album, What Did You Expect from the Vaccines?, was released through Columbia Records on 14 March 2011 and reached number 4 in the UK Album Chart. They have drawn comparisons to The Ramones and The Strokes. The band, however, talk of influences ranging from "'50s rock 'n' roll to 80s American hardcore and good pop music". They have toured extensively and opened up for the likes of The Walkmen, The Stone Roses, Arctic Monkeys and Arcade Fire.