Anxious staff at the German nursing home alerted the police after the pair vanished.
After some prodding, the men were taken back to the nursing home via a patrol auto and a taxi.More news: Fear mounts as hurricane ploughs towards Hawaii's volcano
Then, Police found the elderly metalheads at 3 a.m.at Wacken Open Air.
Merle added: "They obviously liked the metal festival". "The care home quickly organized a return transport after police picked them up".More news: Klopp applauds Alisson after solid debut against Napoli
Tickets for next year's Wacken Open Air are now on sale, with a handful of bands including Parkway Drive, Sabaton, Airbourne, Avatar and Meshuggah already confirmed. Headliners included Clawfinger, Dimmu Borgir, In Extremo, Judas Priest, Nightwish, Oomph as well as the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Police praised festival-goers for good behaviour and said they had only been needed in relation to a few minor drug seizures.
We can't help but wonder whether they're going to go for round two next year but one thing's for sure, if they need any help we're all over it.More news: Prosecutors detail how they built Manafort case