The star of Nickelodeon’s iCarly failed to make an impression with last year’s ho-hum Sparks Fly, but Cosgrove comes back stronger — and sharper — on High Maintenance, a five-song EP, which features top-shelf brat-pop collabs with Avril Lavigne and Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo. ”So what if I break a few glasses, kick a few asses?” she sneers over a menacing synth riff on the electro-stomping title track. Fathers, lock up your sons. B+
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