The couple now face a charge of harassment for their late night heavy metal music habits, according to a report in the Aftonbladet daily.
“The harassment has just carried on, I am completely broken down. How can I keep living here,” the neighbour said in police interviews.
The noisy dispute continued throughout the winter with the pensioners booming music from their terraced house in the Stockholm area until as late as 4am, the newspaper reported.
The police were moved to act and arrived at the house to find that the elderly couple had placed a music system on the balcony, pointed at the neighbour and playing Iron Maiden’s ‘Afraid To Shoot Strangers’ at top volume.
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