Let’s face it: it’s almost as if we’re reliving the early aughts these days. From Olivia Rodrigo’s reapplication of retro punk-pop across her debut LP to artists like jxden catapulting up the pop ranks, it’s my high school days all over again. The legendary pop-punk queen, Avril Lavigne reminds us exactly why she was such a trail blazer to begin with. “Bite Me” emits static electricity right out of her vocal cords, squirming over enrapturing guitar lines and an earworm hook. “You should have known better, better than to fuck with someone like me,” she chews up and spits out. Iconic.
Listen to “Bite Me” below.