Everything you always wanted to know about power chords….

Angus Young playing an open D5, possibly.

Angus Young playing an open D5, possibly.

You gotta love power chords: using an easy to play two-note chord you're more or less instantly able to sound like a rock god. In this week's lesson I explain a bit of the music theory behind power chords and take a look at a couple of the most common ways to play them. Check out the lesson page here. Mainly for beginner/early intermediate-type players, though there might well be some stuff in there for more advanced players looking to fill in a few gaps in their understanding.