"Those rat bastards of judges! He was probably the best one in that whole band that made it to Vegas! Some others slipped up and they made it to New York, but no, when it comes to the goth kid- the OUTCAST, the UNDERDOG- yes, let's throw HIM out, no one cares about HIM! Bullshit!"
he had a lot of guts and took a risky gamble. That is what happens when you do not prepare for the big game- you will fail. he failed because he did not take the neccisary precautions and did not practice.