At first, the band is just happy to play. They’re happy to have a gig, play some tunes, etc.
Then the lead singer starts talking “solo album”, the drummer is late for concerts, and the guitarist marries someone the fans hate.
Before you know it, they’ve split up citing “creative differences”, and are on VH1’s, Where are They Now show.
Last year’s rock-n-roll band is out, replaced by a hot, new, boy band. It’s a vicious cycle, but the boy band has an advantage. They can stay up way later.