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Rolling Stone: 4 stars for new DMB album

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Big Whiskey, though, is a lot like a New Orleans funeral parade — mourning and zest balled into big, brawny music. “We’ll be drinking big whiskey while we dance and sing,” Matthews crows in “Why I Am.” “And when my story ends, it’s gonna end with him/Heaven or hell/I’m going down with the GrooGrux King.” I’m betting on heaven — and that Moore will be quietly waiting for him. Saxophonist LeRoi Moore of the Dave Matthews Band was a famously…

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Chicage Trib gives new DMB album 3 stars

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  On the Dave Matthews Band’s latest album, “Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King” (RCA), the band’s late saxophonist LeRoi Moore gets the first word, and the last. Though Moore died last August at age 46 from injuries suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident, his shadow hovers over the band’s seventh — and best — studio album, most of which was recorded last winter in New Orleans with producer Rob Cavallo, who has previously worked with Green Day and My…

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DMB radio to debut on Sirius

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Dave Matthews Band will be hosting their own music channel on Sirius XM Radio’s Jam_On channel starting on Monday, June 1st, at 12pm ET through Monday, June 8th at 3am ET. For one-week, it’ll be 24/7 Dave Matthews on Sirius channel 17 and XM channel 56. The launch of “Dave Matthews Band Radio” coincides with the band’s release of their latest studio album, Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King, which gets released worldwide June 2nd. The limited-run channel will showcase…

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