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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.
Stretch your fingers before you start practicing, locked up fingers will not function the same as warmed up fingers.
Notice that the root note of a chord will be it's main, and lowest note. However, this will not be true for chord inversions.