Two elderly men escape nursing home, found at heavy metal festival

The Wacken Open Air is the world’s biggest heavy metal music festival

The Wacken Open Air is the world’s biggest heavy metal music festival

Wacken is one of the world's largest heavy metal music Festivals and has an attendance of about 75,000.

The nursing home alerted police after the gentlemen were found to be missing from the center.

In this August 4, 2018 photo numerous festival goes stand in front of the main stage of the heavy metal festival in Sacken, northern Germany.

CBS News reports the German police say the two were found "disoriented and dazed" at the Wacken Open Air around 3 a.m. on Friday. "They obviously liked the metal festival", police spokeswoman Merle Neufeld told public broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk. "But in the end, they went back voluntarily".

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DW reports that the men were reluctant to leave the festival so police escorted them home with the help of a taxi and a patrol auto.

The statement further said, "Of course, their disappearance was noticed at the nursing home and their swift return there was organized after police picked them up".

A photo showing other elderly people rocking out at the festival was posted on Twitter.

Wacken Open Air, which has been held yearly since 1990, bills itself as the "Metal Mecca". This year's headliners were Judas Priest, Danzig, Sepultura, Hatebreed, and In Flames. "How cool is that, please?"

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