I'm in this program at school where bands from the surrounding area all come to learn recording, live performance, and music theory skills. It puts on this thing called the Voice Festival every year -- all original music with political elements here and there. For the last few weeks, every Thursday we've been doing a full sound and lights setup and then had people perform all day as a kind of rehearsal. Well, my band was performing, and one of the songs is this really groovy ascending progression up in V7 chords that resolves really nicely back to the root -- we usually groove on it until the vocalist gives us a cue to go into another section (this is bass, drums, vocals, and 2 guitars). We do this normally two times, and then a small interlude and that's the end. Well, for this particular Voice Festival, the vocalist and rhythm guitarist were talking and said we should do it a third time, with the entire last one being a really cool, mellow bass solo (even though I can do the chops thing, I'm not really a fan of it). The drummer and lead guitarist are told and are totally cool with it. We get on stage, do the first two runs, the interlude, and I'm all ready to go into my solo (improvised, but I spent about half an hour working out key points that I could go back to if I was in over my head) when the guitarist just ends the damn song. The rhythm one. The one that discussed it with the vocalist and OFFERED ME THE SOLO. The vocalist and I exchanged glances, and I shot a dirty look at the guitarist, but there was nothing I could do. Now, keep in mind, I've never asked for a bass solo, and have turned them down several times on occasion for whatever reasons. So when I finally get a song I know I can really stretch out and go somewhere with, and I'm offered a solo, and I actually TAKE it, it really, really cheesed me off when this wanker decided to just cut it short. Also, even as the rhythm guitarist, he expects and just takes solos whenever he wants them. Doesn't ask. Doesn't wait to be offered. Just takes 'em. I can't count how many times he's said "Ok, play this progression, and I'll solo over it" for an in-class assignment for writing a song. Just soloing is not writing a song, no matter how you cut it. He doesn't bother with melody, or even what CHORDS are being played -- just asks me what the key is and goes to town. Doesn't pay attention to the chords, and as a result, half of the notes are completely wrong, and his chops need some serious work. ... And he was surprised and angry when he found out I'm leaving the band at the end of the program. There are a lot of other problems with being in a band with this guy, but this particular event really pushed me over the edge. Anyone ever had something similar happen to them?