by Blackout!

Blackout! Records has announced the signing of New Jersey's The Fire Still Burns. The band includes former and current members of Lifetime, Ensign and Vision and is described as "melodic hardcore punk […] in same vein as Avail, Strike Anywhere and Rise Against,"

The band recently completed their six song debut EP, titled Keeping Hope Alive and it will be released in October.

Some material from the band can be heard on their myspace and purevolume sites.