Sometimes people just get lucky for example how many times have you seen a great looking girl who has made an effort with her appearance on the arm of an average joe type who doesn't even look like he's brushed his teeth/hair or had a wash?
Well this is no different as the history of music is littered with great bands that never got a chance and bands who didn't deserve one in the first place.
"People percieve the rock world as a dichotomy such as 'metal vs alternative' or 'mainstream vs underground' but dichotomies aren't real they're human constructs " - Kim Thayil
"They don't really understand that he was a funny mother@$%ker, he was not some down, dour drug addict. Nobody laughed more than Kurt and we had great times together" - Buzz Osbourne