I joined a band a year and a half ago and every show I've played with them where there's PA support the sound guy insists on having me plug my bass into a direct box to FOH and then I run out from that same box to my amp, meaning my amp isn't in my live tone at all. Is this typical? In my old band every venue would line out from my amp and not just my bass. On a related note, my drummer keeps telling me I need to get a Sansamp because sound guys would just line out from that instead of forcing me into their box. This doesn't make sense to me because I figure if they're going to line out from a Sansamp then they could just line out my amp and then I wouldn't have to buy an unnecessary piece of gear. What do you think?