Men escape nursing home to attend heavy metal festival

Staff Report

WACKEN, Germany – Two men wandered away from their nursing home Friday night to attend the Wacken Open Air heavy metal festival.

According to the Deutsche Welle, police found the men around 3 a.m., at the four-day festival, the largest metal event in the world. They were “disoriented and dazed,” but did not want to leave. Police were eventually able to put the men in a taxi and escort them back to the nursing home.




“They obviously liked the metal festival,” police spokeswoman Merle Neufeld told public broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk. “The care home quickly organized a return transport after police picked them up.”

Headliners at this year’s Open Air included Judas Priest, Danzig, Hatebreed and Vince Neil. 

 

The festival drew more than 75,000 fans. R.

You might also like