Elderly Men Leave Nursing Home To Go To World's Biggest Metal Festival

Two pensioners escape nursing home to attend heavy metal festival

Two elderly men escaped a German nursing home on Friday to attend Wacken Open Air, a festival dubbed as the world's largest heavy metal festival. Now, these are our kinda people and if that isn't goals we're not sure what is.

Authorities located the two metalheads around 3AM at Wacken Open Air, a festival that is must-attend for all die-hard heavy metal fans.

And my gran can't even stay up past 8:30pm.

Deutsche Welle reports that the two men were apparently reluctant to leave the festival, which happened over the weekend, when the police found them at 3am after being the nursing home reported them missing.

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

The aging metalheads were reluctant to leave the party so police had to send them home in a taxi, escorted by a police auto. "The care home quickly organised a return transport after police picked them up".

Tickets for next year's Wacken Open Air are now on sale, with a handful of bands including Parkway Drive, Sabaton, Airbourne, Avatar and Meshuggah already confirmed.

This year's festival also featured headlining acts like Judas Priest, Danzig, Converge, Steel Panther, Behemoth, Sepultura, Helloween, Dimmu Borgir, Arch Enemy, and Gojira to name but a mere few.

Police praised revelers for decent behavior with little interference needed in relation with minor drug seizures.

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