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.

Chord learning tip 1.

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.

Chord learning tip 2.

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.

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