The Rock am Ring Festival in Nürburg, Germany had recently evacuated 90,000 attendees after information about a huge terrorist threat. The police released a statement,
“Due to a terrorist threat the police have advised us to interrupt the festival. We ask all festival visitors to leave the festival site in a calm and controlled manner towards the exits and camping grounds. We have to support the police investigations. All visitors will be kept informed about any developments on all Rock am Ring Social Media channels, radio and the speakers. We hope that the festival will continue tomorrow. Thank you for your cooperation.”
Bomb Threat Causes Evacuation of 90,000 #Music Fans at @RockamRingpic.twitter.com/6xbpihg5DK#rar2017 #rockamring2017 #rar17
— jimmy alto (@jimmyalto) June 2, 2017
Zoltan Bathory of Five Finger Death Punch was in attendance at the festival and tweeted out a video saying that there was a bomb threat made at the event.
This is right now … Rock am Ring festival is evacuating because of a bomb threat pic.twitter.com/YLouEmsgK0
— Zoltan Bathory (@ZoltanBathory) June 2, 2017