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|B Power Chord chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - 5|
|Notes in B 5||B - F# (Gb)|
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 B5 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.
A chord is made up of at least 3 notes, or musically triads.