Megadeth co-founder and bassist David Warren “Dave” Ellefson has shared a special message about his own birthday via his verified Instagram account.

Yesterday was the birthday of David Ellefson and he celebrated his own 55th birthday. His friends organized a surprise birthday party for celebrating David’s birthday, and his fans wrote a lot of birthday messages.

Today, David shared some sincere photos from his surprise birthday party and posted a sincere thanks message for everybody who celebrated his birthday.

Here’s what he wrote:

“Thank you for all the wonderful birthday wishes and celebrations in Verona & Bologna yesterday!! #morelivewirhdeth.”

Cristina Scabbia celebrated his birthday:

“Happy birthday, love you!!!”

Andreas Kisser commented:

“Happy birthday! Feliz aniversário amigo!! 🤘🏻👊🏻.”

A fan named Selim Cobanoglu said that:

“Happy birthday 🤘😊 hope to see you back again in İstanbul. 👊”

You can see all the photos right below.