WACKEN, Germany (CBSDFW.COM) – You’re never too old. Two elderly men escaped their nursing home Friday to attend the world’s largest heavy metal festival, according to a German news report.
The Deutsche Welle reports the nursing home told police that the two men were missing from their rooms.READ MORE: COVID-19 Omicron Variant Confirmed In 2 North Texas Patients By Frisco Lab
The pair was eventually found at the Wacken Open Air festival at around 3 a.m. local time. The four-day event is said to be the world’s largest heavy metal festival. Police said the two were “disoriented and dazed,” according to Deutsche Welle.READ MORE: Plano Takes Next Step Toward Farm-Inspired Mixed-Use Development, Haggard Farms
The elderly metalheads reportedly did not want to leave the festival so easily. Police had to escort them back to the nursing home with a taxi and a patrol car.MORE NEWS: 300+ Astroworld Festival Lawsuits To Be Handled By 1 Texas Judge
According to Deutsche Welle, the world-renowned festival sold out with an expected attendance of 75,000 people. Headline acts included Danzig, Judas Priest, Hatebreed and In Flames.