For the most part bands are laid back operations.  Band members are giving a lot of leeway and often the benefit of doubt.  When a player does somehow mess up, there’s usually there no reprimand.


Forget about second chances.  There’s third, four and fifth chances.


So, you really have to want it to get fired.  It takes determination.  It takes work.


Here we have listed the Top 10 Ways to Get Fired from Your Band.


#10 Play Loud.


This might be hard to do if your band is already loud; but if it’s worth doing, it’s worth over-doing.  You don’t need to limit yourself to playing loud to just gigs: you can do it at rehearsal, too. 


Be sure to bring your biggest amp.  Hell, bring two.


Remember: Tone is not a factor.  Neither is technique, really, when you get down to it.


If (who are we kidding? I mean “when”) you’re asked to turn down, you earn extra points if you answer, “What? I can’t hear you!”


Continue to #9 of the Top Ten Ways to get Fired from your Band.