article on the band:
Dark Angel are a thrash metal band from Los Angeles. Their over-the-top style earned them the nickname "the L.A. Caffeine Machine" and the motto "too fast, my ass". They released a demo album, We Have Arrived, in 1985, and a proper debut, Darkness Descends, in 1986. This LP is a seminal release in the history of metal, joining Reign in Blood (Slayer) and Pleasure to Kill (Kreator) as highly important thrash releases of 1986.
Two more LPs followed: Leave Scars (1988) and Time Does not Heal (1990), after which the band broke up. They have reformed recently (2002).
article on the TV show:
Dark Angel is a science fiction television show about a genetically enhanced female soldier named Max. As a kid she escapes, with others like her, from a secret government institution called Manticore where the kids were "made" and trained to be soldiers. Soon after her escape, a terrorist strike with an electromagnetic pulse weapon destroys all computers and communication in the US, throwing the country into chaos.
The show aired first in October 2000. Creator is James Cameron; he is also executive producer, together with Charles C. Eglee.