Metal For Life: Using Two-Note Power Chords Built From Fourths to Create Heavy Riffs
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Most power chord forms in rock and metal and comprised of either two or three notes, usually with the root note placed as the lowest note in the chord, joined with a note a fifth higher to create the two-note form, or with an additional root note on top to create a three-note-form.
Equally effective are power chord forms built from fourths.
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