Heavy metal legend Zakk Wylde -- one of the greatest thrasher guitarists EVER -- claims he's "terrified" of an obsessed fan who recently left a "sacrifice" at his home ... this according to court docs obtained by TMZ.
Wylde -- founder of the heavy metal band Black Label Society -- filed a request for a restraining order against his 20-year-old neighbor ... claiming the guy has been stalking and harassing him a while.
According to the docs, Wylde recently called police to respond to an incident at his home involving the neighbor -- which resulted in cops placing the neighbor in a 72 hour hold for mental evaluation.
Wylde claims the neighbor was "deemed mentally ill" -- and diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder.
An L.A. County Superior Court judge approved a temporary restraining order against the neighbor -- requiring him to stay at least 100 yards away from the rocker and his family.
Both sides are scheduled to appear in court on the matter on Friday.
Metal God Zakk Wylde
My Stalker Left Me a 'Sacrifice'
9/17/2011 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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