V.P.R. is a punk/hardcore band formed in Washington D.C. circa 2002. The band includes Shawn "Fahker" on vocals, Jeff Berman a.k.a. Rick Flair on double guitar, Dave Linehan (complete with stage preformances like drunken style karate kicks and body slams) on bass (later replaced by Chris Suspect), and Geoff Knowles, a.k.a. Bender on drums.