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X SUNS

Bringing back Roman numerals

Heavy music fans with an Isis album in their collection, or even the casual connoisseur of instrumental rock, should be front and center for Seattle’s X Suns (you say the X — like, Ten Suns) set at Volume this year. The band makes sweeping soundtracks that are both beautiful and brutal, and has become revered on the west side for its technicality and honestly sort of ridiculous musical chops.