Guitar legend Slash will team up with rockers Biffy Clyro for an MTV Special gig in Glasgow, Scotland ahead of the European Music Awards in the city next week (ends09Nov14).

The former Guns N' Roses star will take to the stage with the Scottish group on 7 November (14) for an intimate gig which members of Biffy Clyro have dubbed a "dream come true".

A Tv crew will film the show as part of Mtv Music Week, a series of events spread over the week prior to the awards show.

In a statement on Mtv's website, Slash wrote, "Can't wait to bring the rock back to Mtv and World Stage in Glasgow on Nov 7!"

A message from Biffy Clyro reads, "Four words: Biffy!! Slash!! Mtv!! Glasgow!! Three words: dream come true!!"

The European Music Awards, hosted by Nicki Minaj, take place on 9 November (14) in Glasgow.