Tab is unmuted when website in new tab is opened

Description of the issue:
When I open a website in a new tab, an existing tab is unmuted.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.

  • Open a tab in which sound is active (e.g. YouTube).
  • Mute this tab by clicking on the mute icon on the tab
  • Open a new tab
  • Open a website in this new tab
  • The existing tab gets unmuted

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):

  • A muted tab gets unmuted

Expected result:

  • The muted tab should remain muted

Reproduces how often:
Always, both on Linux and MacOS.

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Linux , Brave version 1.34.80 Chromium: 97.0.4692.71 (Official Build) (64-bit)
MacOS, Brave version 1.34.80 Chromium: 97.0.4692.71 (Official Build) (x86_64)

Additional Information:
This behavior has been introduced recently.

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