Two pensioners escape nursing home to attend heavy metal festival

Wacken Germany. Wacken is a village in northern Germany with a population of 1,800 that has hosted the annual festival which attract

Police found the pensioner at the 29th edition of Wacken Open Air

Whether or not that happens will be a different story altogether.

Two elderly men escaped from their German nursing home over the weekend so they could attend Wacken Open Air.

The men were reportedly not particularly keen on leaving the festival, so police had to escort them back to their nursing home via a taxi and a patrol auto.

Wacken is one of the biggest heavy metal festivals in the world, and it's clear these two blokes weren't gonna let age, security or basic walls stop them from missing out on the fun.

"However, the two seemed disoriented and apathetic". They weren't happy about leaving and had to be escorted out of the festival grounds in a taxi and patrol auto. But they had a bloody brilliant time, we bet.

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"They obviously liked the metal festival", police spokeswoman Merle Neufeld told German public broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk.

This year's edition of Wacken fest was sold out, with more than 75,000 metal fans flocking to the venue from all across the world.

According to Deutsche Welle, headline acts this year included Danzig, Judas Priest, Hatebreed, In Flames, Running Wild, Arch Enemy, In Extremo and Eskimo Callboy.

Police praised all the people attending the worlds largest metal festival and said that apart from some drug seizures, the crowd was incredibly well behaved.

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