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.

If you are just starting out with chords, you'll find that your fingers, especially your pinky will go all over the place. Don't get discouraged, they will develop strength and muscle memory with time.

Chord learning tip 2.

When changing chords, visualize the chord you are about to change to, it really helps nail that chord change.

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