Elderly Metalheads Escape Nursing Home To Go To Metal Festival


According to the German news outlet Deutsche Welle, authorities later located the senior headbangers at 3 a.m.at the Wacken Open Air festival, and apparently they were not ready to leave.

After some prodding, the men were taken back to the nursing home via a patrol auto and a taxi.

A pair of elderly German men escaped from their nursing home to go to a heavy metal festival, it was reported.

Two elderly men escaped a nursing home in Germany to rock out at a heavy metal music festival.

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A local officer, Merle Neufeld, said: "Both were disoriented and apathetic".

"They had obviously liked the metal festival", she told NDR, in a statement we use Google Translate to interpret. "The care home quickly organised return transport after police picked them up".

Famous for its muddy grounds, headliners including Judas Priest, Dimmu Borgir, Nightwish and In Flames as well as Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Gojira and Children of Bodom were included in this year's programme.

The 29th edition of the legendary festival was fully sold out, with an expected 75,000 people expected to attend the four-day festival.