There are at least two different artists using the name Boris. 1. a Japanese experimental metal band 2. a Dutch pop/soul singer 1. Boris are a Japanese experimental metal band formed in Tokyo in 1992. The band's original lineup consisted of lead vocalist Atsuo, bassist/rhythm guitarist Takeshi, lead guitarist Wata, and drummer Nagata. After Nagata's departure in 1996, Atsuo took over drums and the lineup has remained consistent to this day.