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Metal God Zakk Wylde

Three Years of Protection

From "Mentally Ill" Sacrificer

9/24/2011 4:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0923_zakk_wylde_video_EXLegendary Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde has obtained a long-term restraining order against an obsessed fan -- who allegedly left a creepy sacrificial offering outside Zakk's home.

Zakk was in court Friday in L.A. -- where he testified his 20-year-old neighbor John Radich knocked on his door one day, shirtless, wanting to talk.

Zakk says he sent the guy home -- but the next morning, he noticed Radich had left behind a "sacrifice" containing several bizarre objects, including a guitar covered in Sharpie marker and a boxcutter.

0916_zakk_shrine_sacrifice_subZakk cited another instance -- claiming Radich also broke into his home studio recently, proclaiming, "I must assert my dominance!"

According to Zakk's wife, Radich has been obsessed with her husband forever -- calling him "The Master" -- and she's afraid to live next to him.

Radich -- who Wylde described as "mentally ill" -- was ordered to stay at least 50 yards away from Zakk and his family for the next three years.

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