“...if Clifford T. Ward is the best songwriter to ever emerge from the fabulous town of Kiddrminster, then Dale Von Minaker is the second best. A really catchy tune ... listen to it once & you want to listen to it again (& again). Well done, Mr M!”
“...the music the band offers brought a smile to my face – it offers catchy tunes, slow tunes, but most of all, innovative tunes – they combine lots of great features in their music to create a brilliant mix overall. For that reason, I suggest you check them out.”
“...lyrics that career between coyness, amusing indifference and stark realism”
“...The DVM Band are a group very much at the top of their game”
“...(ROMANCE) is an infectious hook-laden single”
“...ROMANCE is a pop masterpiece”
“...The DVM Band is back with new single”
“...Wyre Forest acts selected for Rock the House competition”
"....the strongest song that's for sure and the strongest idea...easily the best track so far."
“…You Are Here is a crisp full sounding production… frontman Dale Von Minaker writes songs in that British storytelling tradition that Ray Davies and Pete Townsend scored hits with…great chopping guitar chord sequences to a full-on supporting melodic bass and crashing drums acting as musical punctuation…this is music that doesn't have to apologise for what it is, and what it is, quite frankly, is good! 7/10”
“…that is quite awesome if you don’t mind me saying…gotta’ little bit of an Elvis Costello vibe -which I’m sure you don’t mind me comparing you to old Elvis-…send me some more Mr Minaker and if it’s as good as that, I’m very happy to play it!...” (remarks on the track “Odd One Out”)”
"...I've listened to your CD twice and I like it a lot. It's a solid pop rock album, which is what our hits were. DD." -Dennis Dunaway of Alice Cooper
"..this is VERY GOOD music! It really rocks! I would very much like to play your music on my Morning Show and also add to the rotation of Q Star Radio! - looking forward to adding you to Q Star Radio and to help spread the word about your fantastic sound!!
“...as timeless as it surely will become classic....a buffet of songs that will leave any connoisseur of music fully gorged and asking for a doggy-bag. "”
"...comes on like an amped-up Tom Petty…...if melodic but muscular rock is your kettle of bananas then come hear The DVM Band"
““..some of the best songwriting I've heard in years…The DVM Band are worthy of being up there with the likes of Muse and Blur.””
““..it’s always great to promote multi-talented artists and Dale and the boys fit very much into that; they write their own songs play their own instruments…the album is called “You Are Here”… this is an album that actually grows on you! “”
"...this group take the name of their lead singer , he’s a singer songwriter from Kidderminster he plays guitar and piano but he’s got a cracking, good band behind him, they've set a lot of tongues waggling, well now they’re about to set your needles waggling! "
“BBC introducing then Subba-Cultcha “The DVM Band” stop by for a chat”
“I Migliori Album del 2012 (The better album of 2012)”
“I played my guitar and these songs fell out”
“Kidderminster musician heading 'onwards and upwards'”
“Here and now for Kidderminster Dale's album”
“Kidderminster songwriter in contest national semi-final”
“Kidderminster songwriter in contest final”
“Kidderminster songwriter in contest semi-final”
“A MUSICIAN from Kidderminster is through to the quarter final of a national songwriter’s competition, judged by Sir Bob Geldof. ”
“MUSICIAN from Kidderminster is in the running for a national songwriter’s competition, judged by Sir Bob Geldof”