40,000 Leagues are a five piece metal band hailing from Greater Manchester that combine elements of melodic metal and progressive metal into their music.

The band was formed in late 2016 and consists of Nathan ‘Nips’ Crossdale on vocals, Joe Leonard on lead guitar, Rick Wiltshire on bass, Paul Beesley on drums and Harry Hulme on rhythm guitar. After the initial success of their debut EP ‘A New Beginning’ and further singles ‘Control’, ‘Ain’t Nobody’ and ‘Reaper’ the band have gone on to play gigs and festivals up and down the United Kingdom, making quite a name for themselves in the UK underground metal scene.


Trivium, Avenged Sevenfold, Dream Theater