B-2 is a russian rock band. It was formed in Belarus in latest 80's by Leva and Shura, who both took surnames B-2. "B" originally was the abbreviation of "Bereg Istini", the previous name of the band. In early years the band was playing punk rock music.
In 1991 B-2 moved to Israel and disbanded two years later. Shura moved to Australia where he joined a darkwave band Chiron. He invited Leva to join it in 1996. Chiron was an obscure band, featuring vocals by Michael Aliani.
In 1999 Leva and Shura returned to Russia to conquer rock scene. They recorded soundtrack for "Brother II" movie by Alexey Balabanov, and soon became one of most popular rock bands.