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|A Power Chord chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - 5|
|Notes in A 5||A - E|
Power Chords are diatonic chords without third interval notes, used often in heavy metal, and generally whenever you play under heavy distortion. Since power chords have no thirds, they are neither major nor minor.
Here are 6 voicings of the A5 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
Chord theory is helpful in undertanding why each chord is played the way it is. If you really want to advance, learn the theory behind chords as well.
Learning chords takes time. Playing something slow and clean, will always be better than fast and sloppy.