TITAN are a young band (average age of eighteen!) from Sweden that play a pure eighties style of high-tech AOR that also sometimes steps into pop/rock territory. STEPS is the band’s first E.P and consists of six smooth and very classy AOR tunes that will definitely set them in the right direction.
Interview with Matt Barlow (Vocals) (Ashes of Ares, former Iced Earth)
In conclusion some pre-judged prejudices regarding death metal were borne out, however there were also other aspects that I did admit to finding surprisingly pleasing. While there wasn’t a full blown conversion to the dark and death metal side, I have certainly become a little more open-minded with regard to its appeal and merits.