1. To die, especially by suicide.
2. To exit.
Origins: The fadeout at the end of motion pictures. Popularized in the 80's, as a term for suicide, by the band Metallica in the song "Fade To Black".
Some days I feel so bad, I just want to fade to black.
One of the best ballad metal song of all time.
Track number four on Metallica's 1984 album 'Ride The Lightning'.
A depressing song about suicide/stolen guitar amplifiers.
Life it seems, will fade away
Drifting further every day
Getting lost within myself
Nothing matters no one else
I have lost the will to live
Simply nothing more to give
There is nothing more for me
Need the end to set me free
Things are not what they used to be
Missing one inside of me
Deathly lost, this can’t be real
Cannot stand this hell I feel
Emptiness is filling me
To the point of agony
Growing darkness taking dawn
I was me, but now he’s gone
No one but me can save myself, but it’s too late
Now I can’t think, think why I should even try
Yesterday seems as though it never existed
Death greets me warm, now I will just say good-bye
One of the best Metallica
songs ever recorded
"I was me but now he's gone"
The only Metallica song you know so you constanly say it everytime any Metallica song comes on. Can also be used to refer to any song you don't know.
Alex: Yes I love this song, Fade to Black right?
Johnny: No this is Enter Sandman you dick.
Simon: Oh man I love Metallica.
Lee: This is Back in Black by AC/DC you idiot.
Nick: I see a red door and I want to Fade to Black.
Joey: Wrong lyrics dude this is The Stones, Paint it Black.
Metallica's best song along with "one"
fade to black is one of the most depressing songs i ever heard
A song by the band Metallica, from the album "Ride the Lightening".
"Fade to Black is fucking great."