Tytan was a nwobhm band formed in 1981. Kevin Riddles & Dave Dufort had both left Angelwitch, Kal Swan came on recommendation from Paul Samson. The first line up was Norman 'Kal' Swan (Vocalist), Steve Gibbs and Stuart Adams (Guitarists), Kevin 'Skidz' Riddles (Bassist) and Dave Dufort (Drums). Tytan's first concert was in January 1982 at the Marquee Club, London. On the 26th of March 1982 a live session was broadcast on the BBC's Friday Rock show.