C Power Chord chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - 5
Notes in C 5 C - G

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.

C Power Chord Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the C5 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

Chord learning tip 1.

Keep your hand loose, rather than stiff and hard. A loose hand is essential for playing chords and switching between them.

Chord learning tip 2.

When learning chords, try not looking at your fretting fingers after a while, since you'll need to be able to form the chord without peeking.

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