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|E Power Chord chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - 5|
|Notes in E 5||E - B|
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 E5 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
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.
Switching between chords is a great way of learning to play new chords, try it out!