Current heavy metal veterans Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and his former bandmate Chris Poland, who played lead guitar with Megadeth on the band’s first two albums, will play together in the period from mid-May to the end.

“Australia!! Heading your way in May! VIP packages will be available each show. Who’s coming out,” David Ellefson wrote for Australia.

“Japan!! We’re heading your way in May. ELLEFSON ‘Sleeping Giants’ and Chris Poland ‘Return To Metalopolis’ both being released in Asia on Combat Records via Ward Records in March,” David Ellefson wrote for Japan.

The 2-date Japan shows will kick off at Trad in Osaka on May 17 and conclude at Liquid Room in Tokyo on May 18.

Also, 5-date Australia shows will kick off at Max Watts in Melbourne on May 22 and conclude at Enigma Bar in Adelaide on May 26.

Ellefson More Life With Deth tour dates are as follows:

Japan dates:

May 17 – Osaka @ Trad
May 18 – Tokyo @ Liquid Room

Australia dates:

May 22 – Melbourne @ Max Watts
May 23 – Sydney @ Manning Bar
May 24 – Brisbane @ Crowbar
May 25 – Canberra @ The Basement
May 26 – Adelaide @ Enigma Bar