Tag: 5th chords

Powerchords (5th Chords) – How to figure them out

Powerchords or 5th chords are chords that consist of the root note and the fifth. Typically with distortion added they are a staple of rock and punk. They can be ‘palm muted’, played solely with down strokes or thrashed. The difference between a Power chord and other chords is the missing 3rd hence the name […]