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.

B Power Chord Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the B5 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

Chord learning tip 1.

You can practice changing between chords in your head when you are at the office, on the train, or wherever. This may sound silly, but it really helps remember those chords.

Chord learning tip 2.

Dead strings and fret buzzing means you are not holding down the guitar chord correctly. Stop, check your fingers, and start over.

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