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|G Power Chord chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - 5|
|Notes in G 5||G - D|
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 G5 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
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.
When learning new chords, make sure you know at least their major, minor, 7, minor 7, and sus variations.