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‘MTV Unplugged’ is coming back

August 17 2017, 6:40 PM EDT By Jordan Toney


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MTV Unplugged is responsible for so many amazing performances from bands like Nirvana and Stone Temple Pilots, to even newer bands such as All Time Low and Paramore, which is why we couldn't be more excited that the show will be making a return this fall.

Check out when it'll come back below!

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MTV Unplugged was a staple of MTV's programming in the '90s, alongside shows such as Beavis and Butthead and Daria. The show featured some of our favorite performances from bands like Nirvana, Alice in Chains and Eric Clapton. In fact, the three bands we just listed actually had their MTV Unplugged albums certified platinum by the RIAA.

But it was Pearl Jam's performance in 1992 that got Shawn Mendes excited to be the first artist to perform on the rebooted series. He told Variety, “It wasn't so much about the commercial, showman side of it; It was really about the music.”

Mendes performed at the Los Angeles’ Theater at Ace Hotel and this episode will be aired on September 8.

“People come to my shows not really knowing what to expect, and they leave experiencing a real rock-pop concert. We’re playing 100% of the time. To be able to film that and put it out to the people is exciting.”

Who do you want to see on MTV Unplugged? Let us know in the comments!

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