OVERWIND was founded in Krasnodar in the autumn 2013 when four musicians - Anton Emelyanov (guitar), Sergey Krasnozhen (drums), Alexander Chumakov (vocals) and Misha Gigava (bass) started composing music for their new project. The group's debut album, entitled "Illustrator", quickly reached its final shape and was released in mid-2014 on the M&O Music label (France).

Later the same year, OVERWIND gave several solo performances and went on a joint tour of Russia and Belarus with RAGE group (Germany). After this tour, OVERWIND returned to studio work on new material. 

Summer 2015. As part of the "Giant Leap Tour", OVERWIND gave concerts in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany. In addition, the group participated in the largest festival of Slovakia - "Dobry Festival". Thus, OVERWIND has been recognized by new audience and, upon returning home, finished work on their second full-length album. 

Autumn 2015 – release of the second album – "Level Complete" – on the Power Prog label (Germany). Special guests of the album were Tim “RIPPER” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Yngwie Malmsteen), Peter “Peavy” Wagner (Rage, Refuge, Lingua Mortis Orchestra), Marco Sfogli (James LaBrie, Alex Argento), Victor Smolski (Almanac, Mind Odyssey, Rage, Lingua Mortis Orchestra). 

In the spring of 2016, the group played a number of concerts in Russia in the framework of the «Level Complete Tour» (Voronezh, Rostov-on-don, Kursk, Belgorod, Tambov and Moscow). After the tour, the group started working on new material in the new membership - Max La'Fleur became the new vocalist. 

Autumn 2016. OVERWIND released an EP called "Пятый Рим (Fifth Rome)" and went on a tour on cities of Russia. 

2017. The group is preparing the third full-length album. The vocalist is Diego Teksuo (Spain). The musicians decided to invite vocalists Alexander Grata and Elena Detkova as "special guests" for the recording of the album.