Rock chord progressions over backing tracks

Logo and guitar in the backgroundPlay rock chord progression over music tracks.

To see instructions for the changes in the chord progressions click at the "Start music / chord changes"-button and you will start the backing track plus the real-time chord changes which can be seen in the empty field.

Rock chord progressions – lesson 1

The lesson series on rock starts with a simple two chord change, but no more is sometimes needed in this genre. You are recommended to use and electric guitar in combination with some distortion / overdrive effects on the amp for this lesson.

A | A | Dsus2 | Dsus2

1st bar | 2nd bar | 3rd bar | 4th bar

Start the practice by clicking the button below (this will start the backing track and show chord changes).

Repeats: 5 times
BPM: 120
Time signature: 4/4

Click the buttons to play or pause the audio.

Volume - +

Chord diagrams

These open chords will sound right for this medium rock tune.


  • A chord diagram


  • dsus2

Alternative chords diagrams

If you prefer a more rough vibe, you can use these power chords.


  • A5 chord diagram X022XX


  • D5 chord diagram XX023X

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