In July 2013, Scarbelly (aka Gareth Thomas) released his debut EP The Redrock Sessions. This self released digital EP was his attempt to bring together his love for country, blues, mountain ballads, latin music, hymns and acoustic music. The EP also marked a milestone for Scarbelly as it was his first recordings since taking a break from music to overcome hodgkins lymphoma. After first picking up the guitar at the age of 12 and playing his first gig at the age of 15, the illness had put a full stop to his previous band Kazuya and due the nature of his illness caused a major realignment in his musical direction, giving him the impetus to create more personal songs. On the 24th of March 2014, he will release his second EP 'Elements'.