Guitarist Kent Abbott has passed away at the age of 32.

The Grade and Somehow Hollow rocker died on Monday (07Jan13) of unknown causes.

A statement on Grade's official website reads, "Shocked and saddened to hear that friend and Grade/Somehow Hollow guitarist Kent Abbott passed away. All our thoughts are with his family. We will miss your energy, laughter and kind spirit. RIP Kent Abbott. Truly one of a kind."

Abbott will be remembered by friends and family during a funeral service in his native Ontario, Canada on Saturday (12Jan13).