Loxodon (Locks-Oh-Don) is named after an elephant species in Dungeons & Dragons and Magic the Gathering.
Forged in Flint Michigan, rock band Loxodon (Locks-Oh-Don) fuses musical innovation with the accessibility of pop music similar to groups like Muse, Steely Dan, and Queen. Songwriter Chris Day provides lead vocals and guitar while virtuoso keyboardist Desmond Sheppard tickles the ivories, covering a wide range of styles and textures. Joe Neminski is a master drummer who plays with skill and intensity akin to drummers such as Neal Peart and Jon Bonham. Bassist Johnny Mason, lays the low-end foundation in a style reminiscent of early Motown. The individuality of each musician comes together in a unique way to drive their dynamic and crazy fun sound. Loxodon is the next big group to come out of the Midwest.