It's only been a little over a year since Emergency Door Release’s formation, but their catchy pop-punk tunes and enthusiastic live performances have steadily garnered attention and earned them fans, both in the U.K. and the U.S. After two successful EPs, ‘Who Are We’ and ‘Bowties & Butterflies,’ the Newcastle foursome have since signed with BigMouth Records and are prepping for a U.K. tour.

Today, we're offering ‘Chester Zoo’ for free download. The track is brimming with energy and features the impressive musicianship of James Rooney (singer-songwriter), Daniel Mokhtari (drums), Tom Backhouse (guitar) and David Lloyd (bass). By the song’s end, it erupts in explosive guitars and drums, with Rooney wailing the song’s title. It must be one heck of a zoo.

“‘Chester Zoo’ is a stadium-pumping, guitar-thrashing anthem that has a classic, raw grassroot feel to it,” Rooney told

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