D Power Chord chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - 5
Notes in D 5 D - A

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.

D Power Chord Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the D5 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

These D Power Chord guitar chord variations can be interchanged freely. If it sounds good, it is good!

Chord learning tip 1.

Make sure you don't tuck your pinky away, even if you're not using it for a particular chord. It might come in handy for the next chord, but bringing it

Chord learning tip 2.

When playing barre chords, make sure you move your wrist forward further than you would with open chords, this allows for more added pressure to your first finger.

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