Elderly men escape nursing home, police find them at heavy metal festival

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But these two elderly LADs have proved they're not growing up any time soon when they escaped from their nursing home to attend the world's biggest music festival.

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

The festival featured artists including Judas Priest, Nightwish, Ghost, Behemoth, Gojira, Dimmu Borgir, Arch Enemy and more - with the Deutsche Welle website reporting that the pair sneaked out on Friday so they could take in some live music.

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On Thursday afternoon, the 29th annual Wacken Open Air festival kicked off in the German town of Wacken.

The nursing home then arranged for a vehicle to get the men back to the nursing home safely after police escorted them from the festival.

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'They obviously liked the metal festival, ' said police spokeswoman Merle Neufeld. And potentially getting involved with a mosh pit or two.

Age is just a number for some people, and so it was for two elderly men who managed to escape from a nursing home in Germany and were eventually picked up hours later at a heavy metal festival.

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

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