So what do you do when someone in the band is playing way too loud, drowning out your stellar playing and even the vocals? You can have a volume war on stage, glaring at the miscreant or just fixing your eyes on your strings and stomping on the volume pedal. You can quit playing and text him. You can address the issue on the break. You can make veiled threats. You can fire the bastage. You can take him out back and kill him. It’s always a bad deal, and rarely gets resolved amicably. So-called pro musicians with good resumes even do this. I don’t get it. Maybe it’s just an ego thing.