Photo by Andreas Lawen, Fotandi
By Josiah Hughes
Published Aug 06, 2018

In what will undoubtedly become the greatest Ian McKellen/Patrick Stewart buddy comedy of all time, two elderly men escaped their nursing home to attend Germany’s legendary Wacken Open Air metal festival over the weekend.

On Friday (August 3), two elderly men were reported as missing from their nursing home, according to Deutsch Welle. Police later found them at 3 a.m., where they were hanging out at Wacken.

The men were described as “disoriented and dazed,” but they were also reluctant to leave Wacken. Performers on Friday of the fest included Cannibal Corpse, In Flames, Children of Bodom and Nightwish.

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

Since they likely won’t be leaving again any time soon, here’s hoping the two aging thrashers get some metalhead visitors in their home.