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Hi-Standard is a Japanese hardcore punk band who formed in 1991. The release Making the Road sparked sold-out Japan shows and US/European tours with punk bands such as NOFX, No Use for a Name and Wizo. Although members of Hi-Standard were Japanese born, all of the band's major releases were sung in English. Live footage of the band shows them talking to the crowd in their native Japanese and then immediately changing to English for the songs.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Last of Sunny Day Hi-STANDARD 2
1996 Growing Up Hi-STANDARD 3
1997 Angry Fist Hi-STANDARD 3
1999 Making the Road Hi-STANDARD 3


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 California Dreamin' Hi-STANDARD 1
1996 The Kids Are Alright Hi-STANDARD 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Weihnachten stinkt! WIZO & Hi-STANDARD 2
2001 Love Is a Battlefield Hi-STANDARD 2

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