power chord


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power chord

n.
A chord formation consisting of only two notes, usually the root and the fifth degrees of the scale, commonly used in rock music.
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In "Easy Rock," also with parts for three guitars, power chord progressions get beginners out of first position and up the neck to the sixth fret.
But the heavy metal mecca owes its success to its power chord precursor - the Monsters Of Rock.
Tonight, Marr hits a power chord riff, stretches it out and brings it into now.
Her power chord damage breakdown will now look like this: 13/20/27/35/43/52/62/72/82/92/102/112/122/132/147/162/177/192.
and BLACK ICE, an authentic reproduction of AC/DC's mammoth power chord roar.
Needless to say, it's connected to your socket via one power chord and it comes with a switch on board to turn off the entire charging operation.
Colette's debut album is full of songs supported by power chord guitar riffs traditionally associated with the music from 80's rock bands who ruled what is today fondly remembered as classic rock.
86), the prevalence of parallel motion as power chord moves to power chord need not be additional evidence of simplicity, but rather a practice linked to traditions as diverse as medieval vocal polyphony, the realization of a continuo bass line, or the "chord melodies" of Debussy and Stravinsky (p.
More so than Lockheed Martin's product, Raytheon's version resembles something a comic book hero would wear with a power chord and metal arms.
Thinginess," another poem that serves as the power chord of the collection, says "But if you could isolate / the thinginess / from its thing / the distillate / would be as abstract / as the slapback echo / of just-plucked strings / in the King's Ur-recordings / for Sun Studios .
From the first power chord of their guitar explosion a writhing mass of teens launched into a giant, and surprisingly co-ordinated, mosh while frontman Ian Watkins swaggered and strutted before the adoring hoard.
Funny, sad, bang-your-head-against-the-wall tales from the daily grind, every pixel roars in tandem with the power chord bludgeonings that circle and writhe behind him.