I don't blame him for the comments. That's their thing. They're the anti-mainstream band. I can see why someone would think that because you get so much hype and such a fast-paced start that there's only one place to go.
"Ryan Michael Malcolm" is a Canadian singer best known as the winner of the first season of Canadian Idol.
In 2006, after releasing his debut solo album Home (Ryan Malcolm album)/Home in 2003, Malcolm formed a new alternative rock band, Low Level Flight.More Ryan Malcolm on Wikipedia.
Only time will tell. I know that me, personally, I saw Canadian Idol as a stepping stone. It wasn't a guarantee for anything. I knew that I was going to have to work for my career if I wanted to have a lasting career.